Where in the Bible do we see the biblical authors place characters side by side in the text for the purpose of observing their differences? Dr. Jim Coakley invites us back to the Bible Study Tools radio classroom to talk about polar opposites. Dr. Coakley walks us through some of the insights gained by recognizing how these pairings reveal that it's often the underdog or outsider that is the role model rather than the one most people would expect.
What will be the economic impact of forgiving student debt? How will this loan forgiveness impact inflation? Economics Professor at Cedarville University Dr. Jeff Haymond leads us in a closer look at the new plan for student loan forgiveness and offers his economics and Christian perspective in this timely conversation. If you're seeking to process the decision and the implications, don't miss this discussion with the news in one hand and the Bible in the other on Ken and Deb in the Morning.
Dr. Jim Coakley has taught for sixteen years as professor of Bible at Moody Theological Seminary specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years. He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. Jim is married to Gayle and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. He was a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and is working on a second doctoral degree through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He also has a special interest in how the use of technology intersects with Biblical studies and has written articles and spoken at conferences on that topic.
Dr. Jeff Haymond joined Cedarville University as a Professor of Economics in 2010 after a 29-year career in the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, Colonel Haymond had assignments in engineering, satellite control, and launch operations. He also taught at the United States Air Force Academy and was an Air Force Fellow at The Brookings Institution. His research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Public Choice, the Journal of Public Choice and Public Finance, and Strategic Studies Quarterly. His current research interests include economics and religion, as well as monetary theory.